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‘Madden’ madness: 18 years of gaming

shane.nyman and shane.nyman October 3, 2007

There may be only one place that Jon Kitna, quarterback of the perennially awful Detroit Lions, can be seen hoisting the Lombardi Trophy, and it isn't in the real world. It's in the world of "Madden NFL,"...

Gamers celebrate release of ‘Halo 3’

shane.nyman and shane.nyman September 26, 2007

A line of roughly 200 gamers gathered outside of Marquette's Gamestop store Monday night, braving pouring rain and thunderstorms to finally get their hands on the highly anticipated "Halo 3" for Xbox...

Nice Shorts!

shane.nyman and shane.nyman September 19, 2007

When students are seeking entertainment, three options are usually going to the movies, checking out live music or going to live comedy. All three options will combine into one event on Monday, Sept. 24...

Afroman: Seeing Through the Smoke

shane.nyman and shane.nyman September 5, 2007

In 2001, the grammy-nominated stoner anthem "Because I Got High" catapulted Joseph "Afroman" Foreman to the top of the hip-hop world. Now, six years removed from what most likely will be his mainstream...

Afroman lights up Marquette with charismatic Monday night performance

shane.nyman and shane.nyman September 5, 2007

"Tomorrow brings pain and sorrow, but tonight, we're all right," crooned Afroman in his opener Monday night at UpFront & Company. The words rang true for most in attendance, who chose to dedicate their...

Syms: Northern student navigates through life with the help of hip-hop.

shane.nyman and shane.nyman September 5, 2007

Children growing up in the Upper Peninsula typically don't look to hip-hop as a possible creative outlet. For graphic communications major Jeremy Symons, however, hip-hop is hopefully not just his passion,...

Resounding Notes

shane.nyman and shane.nyman August 29, 2007

With an impressive collection of local, national and even internationally recognized blues artists, endless amounts of food and anticipated crowds of nearly 2,000 people, the fourth annual Marquette Area...

Personalizing Your Dorm

shane.nyman and shane.nyman August 29, 2007

Without proper decorating and personalization, living a semester in a 12 feet by 12 feet dorm room can be a lot like spending a semester in a prison cell. The key to surviving dorm life is to make it either...

Best & Worst Places to Study

shane.nyman and shane.nyman August 29, 2007

Like it or not, a new school year is upon us. Summer fun is history and it's time to hit the books. With cramming sessions in sight, there is an important question lingering for NMU newbies - and maybe...

Road Trip

shane.nyman and shane.nyman June 7, 2007

There are endless ways to spend days off in Marquette. A summer afternoon could be spent belly-flopping off of Black Rocks, or maybe Hogback or Sugarloaf mountains could both be conquered. Perhaps the...

NIN’s ‘Year Zero’ has ups and downs

shane.nyman and shane.nyman April 25, 2007

The idea for Nine Inch Nails' sixth full studio album is incredibly original. It's a concept album dreamed up by mastermind Trent Reznor of a down-the-tubes 2022 America. The military is running the country...

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